Author: Ryan Smith

Former Visit Raleigh director of communications.

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: February 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 1pm by Ryan Smith

Now, at the North Carolina Museum of History... Billy Graham and His Journey of Faith Lifelong Learners have many options in Feb., ranging from thought-provoking museum exhibits to events celebrating Black History Month. The North Carolina Museum of History presents the free exhibit N.C.'s...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: January 2016

Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 9am by Ryan Smith

Start the New Year at the North Carolina Museum of History 2015 was a phenomenal year for events, performances, festivals and music in Raleigh, N.C., and there's much to be excited for in the new year. Lifelong Learners, kick 2016 off with a visit to the remarkable, free exhibition N.C.'s

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: November 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 8am by Ryan Smith

November is for the Undiscovered. Usher in the Holidays with These New Finds. Turkey dinners and holiday decorating always come with November, but this year expand your experiences with family and friends by exploring the undiscovered events, festivals, museum exhibitions and independently-owned
For the past 31 years Raleigh Little Theatre has presented Cinderella to the delight of audiences of all ages. My daughter turned eight this year, and although she’s mostly aged out of her obsession with princesses, I thought dinner in Cameron Village and seeing Cinderella would be a great...

Five New Restaurants in Raleigh You Must Try

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 11am by Ryan Smith

Barbecue–we’ve got that covered. Farm-to-table cuisine–it’s a culinary norm here. Notable chefs–yep, they call Raleigh home. New restaurants adding to the dynamic reasons the Raleigh area is one of the nation’s hottest culinary destinations–plenty of...
There’s no better time than when the weather is cool to warm your hands and heart with a good cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Throughout the Raleigh area are numerous restaurants, cafés, coffee shops and artisanal chocolatiers that take pride in serving and creating unique and flavorful...